Latin America in the Era of the Cuban Revolution and Beyond, 3rd Edition

  • Thomas C. Wright
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  • ISBN-10: 1440857687
  • ISBN-13: 9781440857683
  • DDC: 980.03
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 265 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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An in-depth explanation of how the Cuban Revolution dictated Latin American politics and U.S.-Latin American relations from the 1950s to the present, including widespread democratization and the rise of the "Pink Tide."

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Cuban Revolution and Latin America.
Revolution in Cuba.
1: Fidel Castro’s Road to Power, 1952–1959.
2: Cuba: The Making of a Revolution.
The Promise and Threat of Hemispheric Revolution.
3: Fidelismo and the Radicalization of Latin American Politics.
4: U.S. Responses to Revolution.
Guerrilla Warfare.
5: Che’s Way: Rural Guerrilla Warfare.
6: After Che: Urban Guerrilla Warfare.
Three Truncated Revolutions.
7: The Peruvian Military Revolution, 1968–1975.
8: Chile Under Allende, 1970–1973: A Peaceful Road to Socialism?.
9: The Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua, 1979–1990.
The Reaction.
10: State Terrorism in South America.
11: State Terrorism in Central America.
The Continuing Impact of the Cuban Revolution.
12: Major Political Trends Since 1990.
Suggested Further Reading.
About the Author.